This authoritative and practical handbook is the ultimate guide to riding safely and confidently. Produced in association with The British Horse Society, this book will appeal to beginners of all ages, as well as more experienced riders who want to improve their horsemanship and expand their knowledge.
From the basics of walking and trotting to learning to canter and jump, expert author Margaret Linington-Payne guides you through every stage of your riding development.
Contents include: selecting a riding school; preparing to ride; your first lesson; learning to walk, halt, trot and canter; progressing and getting the most out of your lessons; refining your riding skills; hacking out; learning to jump; what to do if something goes wrong; basic stable management.
Published in association with The British Horse Society, the world-leading authority on horse welfare and rider safety, and packed with accessible step-by-step photography, this comprehensive handbook is the only guide to riding you’ll ever need.
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"Read this book before you climb on to a horse… as a comprehensive guide to the art of riding, right from novice to advanced, it is superb. " Worcester Evening News, 9th June 07
"… this book will help you progress from learning to mount, to perfecting your sitting-trot to jumping a grid! With sections on stable management, hacking, road safety and getting fit for riding, it is great for anyone wanting to improve." Horse & Rider, July 07
"The photography is excellent and captioned clearly …a very balanced read…an excellent gift for would-be or beginner riders this Christmas." Horse Magazine, December 07
‘With helpful and inspiring colour photography throughout, this comprehensive and authoritative manual will be invaluable to riders and horse-lovers of all ages and abilities.’ The Scottish and Northern EquestrianAbout the Author:
Margaret Linington-Payne is Director of Standards at the British Horse Society. A qualified teacher, she has wide knowledge and experience in teaching riding techniques. She has owned a BHS Approved Examination, Training and Riding School, and has competed in all three of the major equestrian disciplines.
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